Baltimore vs Pittsburgh Pirates MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Baltimore vs Pittsburgh Pirates Prediction 4/7/2024

The Baltimore Orioles (5-3) travel to face off against the Pittsburgh Pirates (7-2) on Sunday, April 7th. This game will be played at PNC Park in Pittsburgh and televised on MASN. The Pirates are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Orioles are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Orioles. First pitch is set for 1:35 ET.

Orioles vs Pirates

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The Pirates and Orioles needed extra innings to decide the previous game of this series, with Pittsburgh pulling out a 6-5 win in 11 innings. Heading into the game, the Pirates were the slight underdogs at +119 on the money line.

Despite getting just four hits compared to 11 for the Pirates, the Orioles kept things close thanks to a two-run 9th inning to force extra innings. Joey Bart had a big game for the Pirates, going 2/5 with a home run and two RBIs.

Bailey Falter got the start for Pittsburgh and didn’t give up a run in his six innings of work, while Tyler Wells went 5 1/3 innings and gave up three earned runs for the Orioles. Josh Fleming got the win out of the bullpen for Pittsburgh, while Jonathan Heasley took the loss.

Dean Kremer Gets The Start For The Orioles

Dean Kremer and the Orioles are on the road to take on the Pirates. Kremer started the season with a no-decision at home against the Royals, where he went 5 1/3 innings and allowed 3 earned runs on 3 hits.

Orioles Offense Breakdown

For the Orioles, our model has Gunnar Henderson as the top projected hitter in terms of total hits, with his hits projection being 19th best in the league today. Anthony Santander has the best odds to hit a home run for the Orioles, with his odds being 8th best in the league. Ryan Mountcastle has the 2nd best hits projection on the team and his home run projection is 16th best in the league today.

Marco Gonzales Gets The Start For The Pirates

Marco Gonzales is making his second start of the season for the Pirates, and he is coming off a solid outing against the Nationals. In that game, he went 5 innings, allowing 1 run and striking out 2. He gave up 2 hits and 2 walks and did not allow a home run.

Pirates Offense Breakdown

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For the Pirates, we have Oneil Cruz projected to have the best day at the plate. His home run projection is the best on the team and 7th best in the league today. Ke’Bryan Hayes has the 9th best hits projection in the league, while Bryan Reynolds is 17th in the league in terms of total hits.


Orioles vs Pirates Prediction


With the Pirates at +105 on the money line, that is where we see the best value for this Orioles vs. Pirates matchup. Our predicted final score is 6-5 in favor of the Pirates, giving them a lot of value at +105.

Looking at the starting pitchers, Marco Gonzales is predicted to finish with six strikeouts compared to Dean Kremer with four. However, Gonzales is projected to finish with the second-most hits allowed among starters today, while Kremer is predicted to finish with the 11th most.

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